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Obama Normalizes Relations With Cuba

Obama Normalizes Relations With Cuba

After more than a year of secret talks, Obama announced today that he’s ending the fifty-four year Cuban embargo to re-establish diplomatic ties. According to the President, the move was conditional on Cuba’s release of USAID contractor Alan Gross. Gross was arrested in 2009 and sentenced to fifteen years for distributing banned technology and trying […]

Israel’s Knesset Passes Boycott Prohibition Bill

Israel’s Knesset Passes Boycott Prohibition Bill

Israeli outrages never quit. Besides lawlessly stealing Palestine, slaughtering and dispossessing its people, occupying its remaining 22% for over 44 years, blockading Gaza, committing high-seas piracy and murder to keep out humanitarian aid, and arresting European and other human rights advocates showing up to protest, another example highlights Israel’s rogue state status.

Antony Loewenstein speech on Palestine and BDS at Sydney’s Marrickville council

Marrickville council in Sydney, Australia endorsed BDS (boycott, divestment and sanctions) as a policy in December 2010. Months of furious debate, Zionist lobby smearing, mainstream media ridicule and major party attack saw the council rescind its decision in April 2011. Independent journalist and author Antony Loewenstein spoke at a heated council meeting to support BDS and explain why BDS is a moral and sound idea to pressure Israel to abide by international law.

THE PALESTINIAN THIRD WAY

By Aditi Bhaduri  — Palestine Monitor “We want social justice for all” Mustafa Barghouti, MD: He is articulate, courteous, handsome and suave. A medical doctor by profession he is also a member of the Palestinian Legislative Council and was candidate for the Presidency of Palestinian Authority in 2005. Fifty-six-year-old Mustafa Barghouti wears many hats, but […]

Israel about to criminalize activity relating to boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) of Israel

From The Only Democracy by Sydney Levy What is Israel’s reaction to the growing nonviolent movement of boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS)? Well criminalize it, of course! We just learned new bill has been introduced in the Israeli Knesset by 25 Knesset members, that would criminalize all BDS activities or even BDS advocacy inside or […]


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